Interpretation of screening test results: Scenario does not reflect day to day practice

BMJ 2006; 333 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.333.7564.397-a (Published 17 August 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;333:397
  1. Mike Divers, consultant obstetrician (mike.divers@gov.im)
  1. Nobles Hospital, Braddan, Isle of Man IM4 4RJ

    EDITOR—Bramwell et al's article on the interpretation of screening results for Down's syndrome highlights the difficulties that even professionals can experience in interpreting data from screening programmes.1 However, the scenario presenting …

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